Chennai, May 16 (PTI) The Surfing Federation of India, the sport’s national governing body, has announced that the TT Group, a leading Chennai based logistics management company, will power the second edition of the Indian open of Surfing.Also Read - Mumbai Rains: Death Toll Rises to 31 in Landslide, House-collapse Incidents; NDRF Ends Search & Rescue Ops

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This is the first time that the TT Group of companies has come on board to partner with a national surfing event, having been associated with surfing from 2013 at a local level. Also Read - Rhea Chakraborty Expresses Gratitude Towards 'Covid Warriors', Says 'Let's Go Mumbai'

They also have extended their faith and support to a small fishing village, which is now home to India s surfing revolution Kovalam s community driven surfing school Covelong Point.

Speaking on the occasion Ram Mohan Paranjpe, vice president, Surfing Federation of India, said, “I am really happy that TT Group has agreed to come on board and help us make the second edition of Indian Open of Surfing a great success.

“They know what it means to nurture surfing talent in India and they have been helping the sport grow over the past few years. Their association will only help us deliver a better event to the fans and the competitors.”

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.